Andrew Borodin <boro...@octonica.com> writes: > Does every supported Postgres platform conforms to IEEE 754 floating > point specification?
Possibly, but it is against project policy to allow code to assume so. That pack_float function is absolutely not acceptable IMV, and would still be if it were adequately documented, which it's far away from being. On general grounds, I would forget all the "inline"s. Modern compilers are generally able to make their own decisions about it, and trying to put your thumb on the scales this heavily is not likely to improve the code. Haven't really read the patch, just responding to a couple points you mentioned in the intro. regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers